NEW YORK — Pro football pays the bills in prime-time television.
A boy befriends a sick alien from outer space, and the government becomes extremely interested. E.T. phones home for some help, and television sets across America tonight have the chance to see what happens on "E.T.
Two of these country's greatest agents in the wild west must save the president — and the world — from a demented villain in 1999's "Wild Wild West" at 7 p.m. today on BET.
Who says television is a (half) vast wasteland? (Actually, former FCC Chairman Newton Minow said it, but that's not the point.)